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CSPAN
May 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
right if be only we make the effort. in good times and bad, ronald reagan embodied optimism. this is so true that i don't even have to tell you his favorite joke. [laughter] i only have to repeat the punchline. [laughter] there must be a pony the here somewhere. [laughter] [applause] his optimism together with his brilliant mind, his determined will and nancy's love and support, they were the keys to ronald reagan's greatness as an american leader. his temperament was sunny by nature, but i believe his optimism for the future, it just kept growing the more he talked with people from all walks of life. president reagan, he liked to talk about his experiences touring ge plants around the country. he dressed maybe a quarter -- he addressed maybe a quarter of a million people over those years, and he would stay after to talk with the workers. as he listened, he reasoned to their -- he listened to their concerns, he came to realize how worried they were by the bureaucrats. not only within their own company, but also by bureaucratic interventions from washington which were making their jobs m
CBS
May 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >>> blood money. outrage after an auction house says it's selling a sample of ronald reagan's blood. >> this is not baseball cards that are being sold on the internet. this is the blood of the 40th president of the united states, ronald reagan. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 23, 2012. >>> and good morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the director of the secret service will speak publicly for the first time about last month's prostitution scandal. mark sullivan will tell the senate committee there was no security breach. and that the agents' reckless behavior was an isolated incident. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. sullivan is going to tell congress today that these men were not informed about the president's plans and that they were going to be informed after this night of partying. he'll also tell them these men are not representative of the 7,000 workers at the secret service. the head of the secret service agency heads to capitol hill today. mark sullivan will answer to
FOX News
May 12, 2012 3:00pm PDT
obama invoking ronald reagan. mitt romney repeatedly making references to jimmy carter. why this race all of a sudden feels like a return to the 1980s. >> and we're just hours away from mother's day. new concerns across the country, the new challenge for retiring mothers in america. >> and all the talk about social issues, but the economy still reigns supreme with most voters according to polling, and both candidates well aware of that. >> if we take the right course, i'm convinced we'll see a resurgence in the american economy that will surprise the world. donovan ] i hit a wall. and i thought "i can't do this, it's just too hard." then there was a moment. when i decided to find a way to keep going. go for olympic gold and go to college too. [ male announcer ] every day we help students earn their bachelor's or master's degree for tomorrow's careers. this is your moment. let nothing stand in your way. devry university, proud to support the education of our u.s. olympic team. in absolute perfect physical condition and i had a heart attack right out of the clear blue... he was just...
CSPAN
May 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
? and a second question -- >> oh, two? >> really, biographer scholar ronald reagan, say a little of ronald reagan's relationship to the moderate wing of the republican party. >> clever you put me in the middle seat in this discussion. i'm seldom in the middle of anything. half tempted to joke i am here to defend extremism and hate and tolerance. [ laughter ] and -- >> you're the best guy we have. >> and i am reminded of -- epicycles and i'm reminded everyone says barry goldwater was an extremist until 20 years later, an elder statsman guy and ronald reagan, i keep the cartoon from 1980 depicted reagan in the munich push and have the quotes in my book from civil rights leaders saying he's going to bring back the ku klux klan and the american nazi party. people actually said this and quoted in t"the washington pos." shocking. so this is -- vice versa, people say that about democrats, too. republicans say that, obama's a socialist. we know all this stuff. that's a normal trove of political discourse that is unhelpful. that's right. often can be. however, i think i'm reminded, also, of eugene mccarth
CSPAN
May 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
but it dies in the senate. and from two sides, ronald reagan i discovered quite by surprise ferociously opposed it and lobbied heavily against it and secondly the left was again it. >> want enough. >> wasn't enough, right. i've got some quotes in one of my books that gene mccarthy is saying you can't even discuss this thing. then you get to the mcgovern years and it's legendary. and it turns out mcgovern really wasn't a mcgovernite. we know this. we've been empowered by interest groups, you point out the rise of the direct primary has empowered -- has sort of led to extremism on both sides. if you had the old smoke-filled rooms that we want to get rid of because of reform, you could preserve more of the breadth in the party. >> that's well put. >> and that's a big problem. but, yeah, you put your finger on the right thing. that's a key dividing line is nixon was not what -- nixon told buckley in '67, he said i learned when i -- doesn't make sense. i learned when you run for president you can't run for only the right wing, i learned when i ran for governor of california, you can't run wi
CSPAN
May 4, 2012 8:30pm EDT
. >> i saw that coming. >> ronald reagan. what is the problem that was so grave? what was bigger than the individual states? >> he didn't believe in using the federal government for much. >> star wars. >> or astrology. >> wrong. wrong. >> i'm convinced that it will help persuade state legislators to act in the national interest to save our children's lives by raising the drinking age to 21 across the country. >> this was about drunk driving. this was about alcohol. this was about something that i think most of us in this room think is a terrible thing, driving while drunk. but it's an example of how commonplace it became for the federal government to get involved in issues of health and safety in the 20th century. so much so that even perhaps the strongest anti-big government president of the 20th century, well, there is competition, but ronald reagan who defended the tenth amendment who stood up for states' rights says the federal government has to get involved when mothers against drunk drivers say that this is real, real trouble. those comments come from ronald reagan's remarks on
CBS
May 22, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> pelley: an auction house is relling what it claims is the blood of ronald reagan. >> outraged. >> pelley: and one year after the tornado, ben tracy tells us joplin is preparing for the next one. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" ood evenint pelley. >> pelley: good evening. facebook is all about sharing information, but it turns out that banks did not share all that they knew about the company before investors spent billions as been rs on its stock. stock that has been falling in value since the day it went on sale. facebook shares lost nearly $3 today to close just over $31. wae stock was supposed to be priced so that it would go up, but it hit the market at $38, now and now it is down 18%. 10e company's value has plummeted from $104 billion to less than $67 billion, a loss to investors of more than $37 billion, so far. nthony m went wrong? here's anthony mason. >> mason: two weeks ago, while facebook founder mark zuckerberg was out touting his new stock, and banks backing the deal were raising the offering price, some of those same banks were quietly cutting rev
SFGTV
May 14, 2012 2:00pm PDT
to as a genuine friend. . [applause] i'm wearing a tie that ronald reagan gave me back in the primary days in 1979-1980, and it has a nonpartisan cinnamon on it. it says, "democracy is not a spectator sport." -- it has a non partisan sentiment on it. so get in. i have always felt that public service is a great privilege and a great opportunity, but no one serves more than the veterans served in the armed forces. particularly veterans who served in combat. so i think it is so necessary and so inappropriate to finally have this special memorial here in this place. in northern california area, there are more veterans than in 48 of the 50 states. so this is hallowed ground for veterans, right around here, and i think that adds to the appropriateness of this place. but look at the setting. city hall. symbolizes the idea of government by free people. government representing, giving us governance on the basis of that representation. that is the idea we go out and fight for. and the veterans building there. and then in this setting where if you listen closely, you can hear the wonderful, soaring music of
Univision
May 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
suburbios de nueva york . y fue en su nombre que el presidente ronald reagan declaro este dia como el dia nacional de ninos desaparecid os. un estimado de 2000 ninos desaparecen cada dia en este pais , y uno de cada 5 es latino . para esta madre de familia es importante tenga tos hijos en la base de datos de la policia.. segÚn el centro nacional de ninos todo nino corre riezgo de97% de los desaparecidos son recuperdos y esto por que sus padres han podido dar la informacion necesaria.. si usted quire evitar que sus hijos caigan en el otro 3 porciento tome lascaucione s necesarias .. en washington dc lilian mass vamos a otras informacion es....una nueva encuesta muestra que la popularidad del presidente obama virtual candidato republicano mittney sea la mejor opcion.. encuesta del washington post y la cadena abc indico que entre votantes de la clase media, sin diferencias por raza, el presidente si aventaja a romney. 1 congresista democrata indica que el electorado debe entender que al final es el congreso el que no le ha respondido al presidente. rep. xavier becerra (d-california
MSNBC
May 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
obama invoking ronald reagan. it does appear this year that the ghosts of presidents past have been haunting the current race for the future leader of the country. joining me to talk about it, republican strategist and former white house aide in the george h.w. bush administration, joe watkins and democratic strategist and vice president for communications at center for american progress, danielle gibbs. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> the latest example of this happened this week. mitt romney using former president clinton again to kind of make a dig at president obama. let's listen. >> bill clinton announced that the era of big government was over. president obama tucked away the clinton doctrine in his large drawer of discarded ideas. it's enough to wonder if maybe it was a personal beef with the clintons, but probably that runs much deeper than that. >> joe, "the new york times" in looking at this wrote, for the record, bill clinton does not actually support mitt romney for president no matter how many times mr. romney, the presumptive republican nominee, cites him in sp
CSPAN
May 6, 2012 2:00am EDT
is also a historian and put a ronald reagan. scientist with a background in he has written several books on the presidency of ronald reagan. he has provided a skeptical -- somewhat more skeptical republicans. viewpoint of moderate finally, dan balz. author for "washington post." chief correspondent for the he is the author of the battle for america, 2008. he is working on the title. title, but the idea is the same. he has covered campaigns for many years. also, the white house and congress. he is a veteran washington. has won many awards in various places. and he appears regularly on shows like washington week in the daily rundown. let me begin. i'm going to come down the road this way. again, as i introduce them, jeff kabaservice. let's start with geoffrey it's not fair for me to ask you to summarize your book in five sentences, but that is basically what i'm going to do. my question is, what was the impetus behind the moderate republican movement? why do you think that decline was a bad thing for america? >> i'm going to go with the monty python summarizing 100 words or less idea. [la
FOX News
May 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
. i have noticed that while president obama loves to refer to ronald reagan as if they got a connection, the styles of these presidents are not at all the same and the most stark contrast, the one i noticed in the speech he gave in his re-election lift off in columbus ohio. now, when ronald reagan ran for reelection in 198 he spoke of the greatness of the american people, and their resilience. >> america is coming back and is more confident than ever about the future. [cheers and applause]. >> tonight, tonight, we thank the citizens of the united states whose faith and unwillingness to give up on themselves or this country, saved us all. >> governor huckabee: well, i heard a line in president obama's speech, that pretty much summed it all up. >> president barack obama: i still believe in you. and i'm asking you to keep believing in me. and i'm asking you to keep believing in me. to keep believing in me. >> governor huckabee: there you have it. the president obama, we just need to believe in him. he'll take care of us. gosh i never realized how easy it was going to be to get
CSPAN
May 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to the reagan administration and today's party. he spoke tuesday at the ronald reagan presidential library in california. congressman ryan has been mentioned as a possible running mate with republican presidential candidate mitt romney. this event was organized by the ronald reagan presidential foundation and was part of their perspectives in leadership forum. it is just under an hour. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you, everybody. thank you very much. first off, it is great to see my colleague here. i understand you live in the neighborhood. it is a pretty nice neighborhood you have here. thank you, fred, for your very kind introduction. if you could do me a favor, please thank mrs. reagan for inviting me here to speak. [applause] this is my second time here. i have to say -- there is a spirit that pervades this reagan library. the cannot help but feel uplifted being here. it is the spirit of optimism, a sense that things will turn out all right if only we make the effort. in good times and bad, ronald reagan and body optimism. in here somewhere!" [laughter] his optimism togeth
CSPAN
May 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, somebody wanted someone to give his bedroom up and he would not do it. >> it is a time when ronald reagan asked ford, carter, and nixon to go to the funeral in 1991. -- 1981. reagan did not think it was safe enough to go. he brings them all to washington. they get on the plane. they are not sure who goes first. carter goes first because he is the most recent. they get up on the plane. just to make it interesting, henry kissinger and a host of other luminaries sit around and there are some concerns that carter should have the main state room. it was not much of a room at all. it was more of a closet. on this plane, there are these three men, all who do not particularly like each other. one man pardoned nixon. the other man beat ford. they have this astonishing encounter where they began to talk about what they shared and what separates them. that is the beginning of that friendship which would last for 25 years. he refused to give the bedroom because he said he was in charge. he was a senior official. he did not feel he had to give up the president's room to the carters. >> did you have an
ABC
May 23, 2012 5:30pm EDT
for auction. the seller claims to have a glass vile of dry -- vial of dried blood from ronald reagan. it was taken after he was is the and wounded by john hinckley. it was from someone who worked at the lab. it contains reagan's patient i.d. number at george washington hospital. the ronald reagan noun dation has threatened legal action to stop the sale. reagan died at the age of 94. kind of creepy. >> i'm jamie costello. they are looking at an increase of 9% and they're not happy about it. what people in baltimore are saying about their water bills and why the city says they will have to raise the cost of water. >>> the countdown is on for the scripps national spelling bee. those stories and more coming up at 6. >>> you know, when you're on vacation, trying out local foods can do more harm than sat fie your taste bused. >> the best way this get a feel for the culture is to taste it. she's going to try to whip up some vote familiar piece key seen -- cuisine. food experience range from classes like this. >> are you dpois ready to roll? >> to touring. >> it's impossible to separate food
KBCW
May 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
to be president ronald reagan's blood. auxins a celebrity memorabilia often fetch big prizes and lots of attention that the latest offering from a british auction house and its authenticity is in question to barbara or on the outrage over president ronald reagan's blood. >>> the anonymous seller is the pilot blood was drawn from president reagan the day he would shot 31 years ago. the online auction poster notes the blood was to be examined for a 5 in. glass tube carries the president's name and last name is dr. aaron the label has a designation full meaning mr. reagan was a patient with chest wound and its stand today to the shooting march 30, 1981. the overseas auction houses traces of dried blood are clearly visible in the tube and bidders are interested the price is approaching 9,200 lbs. nearly $15,000. >>> the executive director of the reagan presidential foundation. >>> i don't know the reaction can be anything other than outrage they're being sold on the internet's the president added states then his family for 31 years his mother and an employee of the lab brought home about a week aft
CSPAN
May 13, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. ?> who was on that plane ta >> it is a time when ronald reagan asked for, karcher, and nixon to go to the funeral october 1991. -- ford, karcher, and nixon to go to the funeral in 1991. they get on the plane. they are not sure who goes first. karcher goes first because he is the most recent. just to make it interesting, henry kissinger and a host of other luminaries sit around and there are some concerns that carter should have the main state room. it was more of a closet. on this plane, there are these three men, all who do not particularly like each other. they have this astonishing encounter where they began to talk about what they shared and what separates them. that is the beginning of that friendship which would last for 25 years. give the belgian because he said he was in charge. he was a -- the bedroom because he said he was in charge. he was a senior official. >> did you have any feedback from anybody? >> i talked to three or four people who were on that flight. all the reporters are still alive. i talked to all three of them. they had astonishing storage. jim bell onon an
CSPAN
May 6, 2012 3:30pm EDT
't understand. he said it's already been committed to ronald reagan, governor of california, would have the choice. and shortly thereafter ehrlichman called me and said this is really embarrassing, this is a real mess. would you be willing to take a seat on the district of columbia district court with a promise that you would get the first seat on either the d.c. court of appeals or the ninth circuit? i said, no, john. i think -- i was annoyed at this point, and i said, no, i'll just go out in the law practice. at that point george schultz called me and offered me a post of undersecretary of treasury, not the number two, not the deputy, comparable, but the number three position at treasury. i thought about it for only a moment and i thought, you know, i've had enough. i don't like -- i was truly annoyed. i didn't really want to be part of the administration anymore. >> what changes your mind a year later? >> ah. well, it wasn't quite a year later when i was first approached. the fellow who had been personnel chief in the labor department, a young man by the name of david weimer, he had
CSPAN
May 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
recognize with great enthusiasm the influence that ronald reagan, margaret thatcher and pope john paul ii had on ending the cold war and bringing an end to communist rule in the former soviet union and eastern europe. what is not so well-known is the powerful influence of the millennium celebrations which is called the baptist of the roots which took place in 1998. mikail gorbachev lifted the lid off of religious freedom and would not go back on. the russian orthodox church was up from the underground and there was no going back. holy mother russia turned quickly into the godless bolshevik state. the religion and religious liberties were under attack, large portions of the faithful simply remained silent. we can't afford to not learn from this historical lesson that is only one of many that are almost identical. in his book," the rebellion of ronald reagan," the author wrote religion has been a central component of interest in soviet union. in russia i say religion is alive. beleaguered, tormented but alive. he had written this after her first visit to the soviet union in 1967. in a state
FOX News
May 12, 2012 8:00am PDT
which you may think of a social entertain was created under the administration of ronald reagan and was reformed under the administration of obama. congress is making a fuss about this and behind the times. starting january 1st of this year. reforms by the fcc to get rid of the fraud that was taking place and make the system working better is in progress. time to complainn about this is come and gone. this is a program that was started by president reagan. >> is this program good or not? >> it is not good. it is line item . started under reagan and this should have been unplugged yesterday. the phone company like it because of multipeel lines. and the people who use it love it for multiple phones. >> morgan do you like it? >> yes, get rid of the fraud and abuses and fcc is doing that and projected they will save 200 million this year . i say let that process happen. you want to scrap something scrap the land lines. >> there you go. >> scrap it. cell phones are a fraction of the cost of the land lines . forced economy in the western hemes fear can afford them. we americans can af
ABC
May 22, 2012 11:00am PDT
an international flight to maine. >>> online auction putting former president ronald reagan's blood up for sale. >>> dramatic rescue of a 13-year-old boy after falling 300 feet down a waterfall how he clinged for his life more than eight hours on a rock. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> a us airways plane is clear to takeoff again after being diverted to maine two fighter jets escorted the plane on what the tsa calls an abundance of caution. the flight from paris to charlotte, north carolina had 179 passengers and nine crewmembers onboard. a source is saying the scare was prompted by a passenger female passenger announcing she had a surgically implanted device and another official said she appeared to be mentally unstable. again, everyone fine. >>> ronald reagan's foundation blasting an online auction house for selling a vial of dried blood residue that belonged to the former president saying the vial was used that tested his blood after his 1981 assassination attempt. the blood is being sold by the son of a woman who took pit from the lab, with permission, -- who
NBC
Apr 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
that we need to make today. ronald reagan said that, that great socialist, ronald reagan. >> mitt romney meanwhile on a swing state stop, a fishing pier in portsmouth, new hampshire, where he vowed to remove regulatory hurdles for small business. >> if i become president of the united states, i will be a pro small-business president and fought for the rights of small business people. >> he has successfully called for his party's nomination after rick santorum dropped out earlier this month. newt gingrich is expected to end his bid on wednesday. i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> one year after bin laden was killed, a chance to go inside the situation room during those harrowing hours when many lives were on the line. brian williams takes us on an exclusive bind the scenes look at that story tonight. >> when you look at it, what does it conjure up inside you? >> that is the way i usually look when i has been dragged me to an action movie. what it conjures up is all the -- when my husband drags me to an action movie. every other person in that small group, it was just an extraordinary ex
CBS
May 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a charge of discrimination. >>> the family of ronald reagan is condemning a british house for trying to sell the former president's blood. the auctions claims the vial of dry blood was taken from george washington hospital after the 1981 assassination attempt. the ronald reagan foundation is threatening legal action. they want the vial handed over to them. >>> an incredible baby story. most moms and dads would probably say their children are miracles but we have the story of one birth that really was almost inconceivable. >> reporter: a first birthday party, something so common place, it's easy to take for granted. but the odds for this were downright a miracle. her parents, jason and jennifer, were high school sweat hearts. their dream was to some day start a family. >> we knew we wanted to have kids. >> reporter: they tried for two years, but jennifer never got pregnant. when her doctor suggested that jason have his fertility checked, they weren't prepared for the bad news. >> it was devastating when i found out that i had no sperm present in my sample. it was as if somebody punch
CBS
May 14, 2012 12:00pm EDT
time? >> at 2:00 p.m. >> at the ronald reagan building. the address 1300 pennsylvania avenue. you don't have to be italian to enjoy the food. >> not at all. >> going to be some fabulous food. there will be live music. there will be activities for kids. >> exactly. >> it's going to be so much fun. >> not only salami. >> no, not only salami. a lot of other things. this is the second annual festival like this. >> yes, the second. the goal is to present italy to washingtonians. it's a festival organized -- [indiscernible] a nonprofit. it's to present italian pop culture to washingtonians. it's food, arts, wine. it's lifestyle. we want washingtonians to come and expend a wonderful day from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. with us. >> bring the kids out as i said because there will be lots of kids activities. there will be wine tasting. ivan brought some wine not for us to taste, just for me to look at. he's teasing me. he has a pine know green crow -- he has a pinot gregio and this is a sparkling wine. and as you know, italy is phone for its great pass -- is known for its great pasta. >> this is a wonder
FOX News
May 18, 2012 1:00pm PDT
on the president but for gerald ford and putting in to my father's biography that ronald reagan would have supported his warren buffett rule. i tweet add challenge to the president of the united states, saying, i will debate the president of the united states any place, any where he wants to, one-on-one, on ronald reagan supporting or not supporting the buffett rule. i am still waiting. i will not use a tell prompter. >>neil: celebrating a sell off today on one side of the market. ♪ [ engine turns over ] [ male announcer ] we began with the rx. [ tires squeal ] then we turned the page, creating the rx hybrid. ♪ now we've turned the page again with the all-new rx f sport. ♪ this is the next chapter for the rx and the next chapter for lexus. see your lexus dealer. ,and the next chapter for lexus. i found new ways to tell people about saving money. this is bobby. say hello bobby. hello bobby. do you know you could save hundreds on car insurance over the phone, online or at your local geico office? tell us bobby, what would you do with all those savings? hire a better ventriloquist. your
CBS
May 22, 2012 7:00pm EDT
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CSPAN
May 2, 2012 11:30am EDT
one. >> conversations with presidents. this week hear conversation with his gerald ford, ronald reagan and george h.w. bush. in washington, d.c., listen to 90.1 fm and c-span@radio.org. >>> an event yesterday hosted by the bipartisan center here in washington. panelists from both sides of the university showed how both republican and democratic parties have clearly become more divided into conservative and liberal camps. this is just under 90 minutes. >>> good morning. my name is emil frankel. i'm a visiting scholar here. normally i focus on transportation and f infrastructure issues. my role this morning is to welcome all of you to this conversation about the vanishing republican moderate. i do so on behalf of the president of the bipartisan policy center and our colleagues at bbc. i want to -- i know there are lots of really important, famous, powerful people in this room. some vanishing, to be sure. but i do want to acknowledge two people. first of all, welcome congressman mickey edwards of oklahoma, now with the aspen institute. and a regular member here, senior fellow at the bipar
ABC
May 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on in washington. >> they do it at the ronald reagan building. >> the irony they are at the ronald reagan building every weekend. this is their favorite time of year, at an election year. 30 years ago a group of senate staffers put on a show for an office party. it went so well, most of them left the senate and went into show biz. they formed the capitol steps. this year, they celebrate the 30 years. >> please welcome the capitol steps. >> every weekend the capitol steps sing and dance and laughed at the latest political scandal. call them washington's answer to "saturday night live." ♪ >> you gets up in the morning and you look at the news. this is good for the world, this is bad for the world. >> ♪ >> the capitol steps to deal in song parody. >> ♪ secret service ♪ >> everybody in washington wants to see the high and mighty brought down once in awhile. >> the capitol steps enduring after 30 years of thanks to a sharp writing. this weekend "men in black" took over the box office. the capitol steps, one of the great things about our town. you can catch the most weekends in the ronald reaga
CSPAN
May 20, 2012 4:15pm EDT
've stopped because ronald reagan came along and told us we didn't have to do that. it was morning in america again, and everything would be fine, and just to shoot right to the end. ronald reagan -- and i am in the middle of reassessing ronald reagan, okay? when i see restart led and bruce stein and larry corbett and other members of the administration, i realized let's not make a cartoon out of the reagan administration. there are many things from which we can learn. unfortunately, what the successor candidate for president under ronald reagan was don't make jimmy carter's mistakes and say that our energy diction is a problem. just keep smiling and say we can do everything, and there you go down. and they all have, haven't they? clever man. we are living in an electrical democracy of the reagan presidential template. .. .. it almost sounds like you're over with ron paul and the only solution. >> ron paul says a lot of smart things. ron paul is a consistent constitutionalize. he was in the police into the bedroom on various issues. i deemed to be honest here. i wasn't planning to vote for ro
CNN
May 24, 2012 8:00pm PDT
has been looking for. we've got it. >>> and an auction involving an item of ronald reagan's, an item is an interesting word. it sparked so much controversy that his family demand it be called off. it's not the most bizarre thing that's ever been auctioned. we know what it is. ♪ [ woman ] it's like a magnet. pulling us together for different reasons. music. games. photos. shows. we share stories, laugh... and truly engage. it brings us closer and that is my happy place. ♪ [ male announcer ] the best family moments happen in an instant. capture them with internet explorer and a powerful dell pc. diarrhea, gas or bloating? get ahead of it! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap a day helps defend against digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. hit me! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the jeep grand cherokee has won more than just respect. ♪ [♪...] >> announcer: with nothing but his computer, an identity thief is able to use your information to open a bank account in order to make your money his money. [whoosh,
MSNBC
May 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of paranoid, ronald reagan was sunny and upright and confident. he really was a very good communicator as president and he knew he was. but you know, ronald reagan wrote over and over again in his diary as president about something that frustrated him. he wrote about the one thing that he felt was an exception to his ability to persuade the american people by virtue of his powers of communication. ronald reagan had high approval ratings, he had been able to get his way on tax policy, on social issues, and all sorts of things related to the cold war and the military, but, you know, he really, really wanted the u.s. to get involved militarily in central america and despite all of his powers of persuasion, he could not persuade the country to do that. he lamented in his diary, "our communications on nicaragua has been a failure." citing his pollster, "dick wolforth's poll figures were interesting and holding up well, except on nicaragua." this was the thing he could not persuade anyone to go along with him about. now, it wasn't for lack of trying. he talked about it all the time. he kept
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